San Jose, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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San Jose, California Info Snack

Population
1,029,409
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
8.3%
Median Home
$925,800
Median Income
$117,324
Median Rent
$2,232

San Jose SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

San Jose, CA Crime Report

28,222
Total Crimes
2,741.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
16.85%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
San Jose
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 28,222 2,741.2 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 4,375 424.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 40 3.9 5.6 6.5
Robbery 1,185 115.1 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2,584 251.0 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 23,847 2,316.3 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 4,045 392.9 369.7 314.2
Larceny 12,737 1,237.2 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 7,065 686.2 427.6 246.0

San Jose, CA Cost Of Living

179
San Jose's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense San Jose California National Average
Overall 179 140 100
Services 119 112 100
Groceries 135 113 100
Health 125 115 100
Housing 304 198 100
Transportation 144 134 100
Utilities 137 126 100

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Population over time in San Jose

Year Population % Change
2020 1,029,409 0.3%
2019 1,026,658 0.4%
2018 1,023,031 1.4%
2017 1,009,363 0.8%
2016 1,000,860 1.5%
2015 986,320 1.8%
2014 968,903 1.5%
2013 954,379 1.6%
2012 939,688 1.6%
2011 925,300 -

Race / Ethnicity in San Jose

White
25.1% (258,234)
African American
2.8% (28,722)
American Indian
0.2% (1,621)
Asian
36.9% (380,330)
Hawaiian
0.5% (4,713)
Other
0.3% (2,934)
Two Or More
3.3% (33,827)
Hispanic
31.0% (319,028)
Race San Jose CA USA
White 25.1% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 2.8% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 36.9% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.3% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 31.0% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in San Jose

Female
49.4% (508,229)
Male
50.6% (521,179)
Gender San Jose CA USA
Female 49.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in San Jose for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (102,940)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (61,764)
High School / GED
16.0% (164,705)
Some College
16.0% (164,705)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (72,058)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (267,646)
Master's Degree
14.0% (144,117)
Professional Degree
2.0% (20,588)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (30,882)
Education San Jose CA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For San Jose, California

Less than $10,000
2.9% (2,973,587)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (2,813,624)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.6% (4,707,783)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.4% (4,511,003)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.9% (7,138,958)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.2% (11,563,950)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (10,561,646)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.4% (18,927,935)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.5% (13,881,818)
$200,000 or more
25.1% (25,860,592)
Income San Jose CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.6% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.4% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.9% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.2% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.4% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.5% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 25.1% 13.3% 8.3%

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